App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

Self-Guided Tour Shares the Story of Coachella Valley Pioneer Cabot Yerxa Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum preserves the homestead of visionary explorer, artist, and Mason Cabot Yerxa, whose discovery of two desert aquifers provides fresh water to California's Coachella Valley and gave rise to the area’s hot springs resorts. After … Continue reading App Spotlight: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum

OnCell Partnership with U.S. Forest Service Aims to Launch an App for Every Forest

New Mobile App Program will Help Educate and Guide Forest Visitors ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 28, 2016 –OnCell has partnered with the U.S. Forest Service to launch a mobile tour app for every forest. Working with the Travel, Tourism and Interpretation section of the Forest Service, OnCell has worked diligently to provide a foundation that gives … Continue reading OnCell Partnership with U.S. Forest Service Aims to Launch an App for Every Forest

$49 Do-It-Yourself Audio Guides For Museums, Parks, & Cultural Destinations

OnCell-TourSphere Launches New Product to Help All Organizations Go Mobile PITTSFORD, N.Y., February 24, 2015–OnCell-TourSphere, a leader in the mobile technology space for museums, parks, and cultural destinations, has announced today a new product, a $49 DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Audio Guide that will enable organizations to easily create affordable, engaging audio tours. The New York-based company … Continue reading $49 Do-It-Yourself Audio Guides For Museums, Parks, & Cultural Destinations

5 Strategies for Marketing Your Mobile Tour

Once your mobile tour is launched, you need to make sure people know about it! Marketing and strategic promotion are key. Here are some tips to help you successfully increase awareness and encourage use of your tour. 1) Create Prominent Signage Signage, signage, signage! We can't stress this enough! Your visitor won’t use your tour … Continue reading 5 Strategies for Marketing Your Mobile Tour

Historic Peirce Mill Re-launches Mobile Tour App for the 2014 Season

Peirce Mill is the last existing mill in the District of Columbia and the only 19th-century gristmill maintained by the National Park Service that operates on a full-time basis. On the National Register of Historic Places, Peirce Mill is a living museum and tribute to the 1820s economy of America and D.C.’s agrarian past. Despite … Continue reading Historic Peirce Mill Re-launches Mobile Tour App for the 2014 Season

App Spotlight: Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area

The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area celebrates and preserves the wealth of places and stories associated with the Underground Railroad found within the City of Niagara Falls and the surrounding region. During the 1800s the city was an established border crossing and served a critical role in the Underground Railroad by providing safe passage … Continue reading App Spotlight: Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area

5 Tips and Tricks From an App Builder

Building an app does not have to be a long or frustrating experience. Knowing best practices and familiarizing yourself with our CMS to know basic features will go a long way. Here are a few tips to keep in mind so you can maximize your time and meet your launch date: 1. Organize Your Content … Continue reading 5 Tips and Tricks From an App Builder

3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

It's been a great year so far for our clients! The Metropolitan Museum of Art won a prestigious 2013 MUSE Award from the American Association of Museums last month — in the  Games and Augmented Reality category. Built on the TourSphere mobile platform, and co-produced with Green Door Labs, Murder at the Met: An American … Continue reading 3 Museums with Award-Winning Apps!

The Importance of Owning Your Own Content

Imagine hiring a carpenter to build you a new kitchen cabinet. You pay him for the job, he builds something pretty spiffy, and you're pleased. But then you read the fine print in the contract, and you see that even though you paid him for the work, he (not you) actually owns the cabinet.  Many … Continue reading The Importance of Owning Your Own Content

Five Reasons Every Hotel Should Have a Mobile Tour

If you're a hotel, you spend a lot of time and effort to provide information to your guests. Racks of brochures line the lobby with info about the surrounding area, and a concierge is available to talk with guests about shopping and dining options. But what about having a smartphone app for the hotel - … Continue reading Five Reasons Every Hotel Should Have a Mobile Tour